| Jun 10, 2012
Last week, former Chicagoan Fidel Urbina was added to a list that you don't want to be on: the FBI's 10 Most Wanted Fugitives list. Meanwhile, two suspicious characters at the Tribune joined a more attractive list -- as e-book authors. Jacob and...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 6:17 PM
Holy smokes! La Cañada did pretty good on the standardized tests as reported by the California Department of Education. Traditionally, La Cañada Unified is a superstar when it comes to achievement tests. This is a credit to our teachers, support staff,...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 2:56 PM
My son, Spencer, who turned 4 last September, can slide the bar to unlock my phone, push the video app, select Toy Story 3 and skip to his favorite scene — the one where Buzz Lightyear crawls up the vending machine.
If your child knows as much (or...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 4:39 PM
He may plug the middle of the Ravens' offensive line, but Matt Birk's life has always been more off-center.
In high school, Birk went out for the golf team before trying football. The road to the pros took him through Harvard. And, after signing his...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 12:01 PM
It was a quiet night for a revolution.
People at the bar in Joe Squared Station North sat huddled over drinks and conversations. Folks occasionally strolled in to pick up pizza orders or headed to dining tables in the back. Few even glanced at the...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 4:00 PM
Elissa DeAngelo came to La Cañada Elementary School in 2008 for what was supposed to be a six-month stint as principal while the district sought a permanent replacement.
Instead, she stayed long enough to finish her 25-year career in school...
| Jun 20, 2012
Angela Marquez runs her fingers over the Braille atlas, reading aloud.
"North America," the 10-year-old says, slowly. "South America. Pacific Ocean."
Joan Marason, director of wellness and enrichment programs at Junior Blind of America in Culver City,...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 3:00 AM
The Library of Congress' new exhibition, Books That Shaped America, includes works by many notable American authors, but there is a gaping hole: Edgar Allen Poe.
The list include no-brainers: classics from such greats as Herman Melville, Louisa May...
| Jul 3, 2012
| 12:49 PM
With limited materials, a patriotic theme, and their own ingenuity, students at The Harbour School put together their ninth annual Fourth of July parade of paper floats Tuesday.
Working on a tight schedule, each class at the Owings Mills school for...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 6:09 AM
| Jul 23, 2012
| 7:00 AM
The Old Globe in San Diego will hold a special autism-friendly performance of its annual holiday production of "Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas!"
The performance at 10:30 a.m. on Dec. 15, which is geared toward individuals on the...